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The Perfect Banana Bread

A tested recipe for the best Banana Bread.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Servings 1 Banana Bread
Author Khaled


  • 320 grams Flour Sifted
  • 7.5 grams Baking Powder
  • 2 grams Salt
  • 480 grams Banana "before peeling" 4 meduim sized
  • 4 grams Lemon Juice
  • 300 grams Sugar
  • 110 grams Eggs 2 eggs
  • 105 grams Oil corn or sunflower
  • 50 grams Hazlenuts Roasted

For the Ganache

  • 75 grams Dark Chocolate chopped
  • 75 grams Cream



  • Preheat the oven to 170 °C. Line your bread pan with baking paper.
  • Roast the Hazelnuts.
  • Mix the salt, flour and baking powder and sift.

For the cake

  • Peel the banana and using a food processor blend with the lemon juice.
  • In a bowl whisk the eggs and the sugar for 5 minutes till it is incorporated. Add in the oil and mix again then follow with the banana puree.  
  • Fold in all the dry ingredients and then add the nuts leaving 10 or 12 pieces to place on top.
  • Place the batter in the lined baking pan, place the spared 12 pieces of hazelnuts on top.
  • Bake for 55 minutes or till a tester inserted in the center comes out clean.

For the Ganache

  • In a sauce pan, heat the cream
  • Place the hopped chocolate in a bowl and pour the hot cream on top.
  • Using a spatual mix till all the chocolate is melted.
  • Leave on the side to cool down and thickens a bit more. Drizzle the cake with the ganache once it cools.